Design Advisor: How to Supply Designers with Knowledge about Inclusion?

E. Zitkus, P. M. Langdon, P. J. Clarkson

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In an ideal scenario accessibility issues such as legibility, usability and associated cognitive load, with respect to users of different age groups and impairments, would be considered whenever a new product was created. This means that designers would be challenged by the relation between users’ capability loss and the features of the new product. In this context, understanding what would cause exclusion from use of the products could support designers to make decisions resulting in more accessible products. Consequently, different approaches to supply designers with knowledge about inclusion have been studied throughout the last decades. This chapter analyses how interactive design advisors could provide knowledge about inclusion according to the design activity
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDesigning Inclusive Systems
Subtitle of host publicationDesigning Inclusion for Real-world Applications
EditorsPatrick Langdon, John Clarkson, Peter Robinson, Jonathan Lazar, Ann Heylighen
PublisherSpringer London
ISBN (Electronic)9781447128670
ISBN (Print)9781447128663
Publication statusPublished - 10 Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event6th Cambridge Workshops on Universal Access and Assistive Technology - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 26 Mar 201229 Mar 2012


Workshop6th Cambridge Workshops on Universal Access and Assistive Technology
Abbreviated titleCWUAAT 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

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